Commercial Superpowers as Members of the United Nations

Given their economic and political power, should global corporations such as Facebook and Amazon be joined as members of the United Nations?

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Glasgow: failed or still a success?

The Glasgow Climate Change Pact was meant to improve the plans made in the Paris agreement of 2015, however many people are now doubting whether the decisions will be enough

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Period Poverty – What is it and why should we talk about it more?

An estimated 500 million people worldwide suffer from period poverty: a public health crisis that has been going on for centuries, and relatively little has been talked and done about

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Why does Virginia keep Joe Biden up at night?

Virginia is a North-Eastern state in America with a population of a little over 8 million, making it the 12th biggest state out of the 50 states of the US.

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Killed for Profit: The Unheard Voices of Falun Gong Adherents

Many people are unaware of the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners in China – yet, tens of thousands of them have been killed and their organs are being sold on the global market. Find out more.

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Gabby Petito – How a missing person’s case leads to a bigger discussion on racial discrimination

The first online article of this year talks about the disappearance of Gabby Petito. Her tragic case received a lot of media attention and efforts by law enforcement, but also sparked discussions on racial discrimination: why were similar disappearances of people of colour not taken as serious as the case of Gabby Petito?

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Happy Endings: Closing this Academic Year with Good News

Everything should end on a positive note, even the last online article of this editorial staff. When I applied to be the editor-in-chief of this academic year, I was aware

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Spreading Optimism and Joy – and Covid? The Difficult Case of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The Olympic Games are the number one dream for athletes around the world. Being able to participate and maybe even taking a medal home might just be the pinnacle of

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Cutting Ties – Uyghur Forced Labour and the Fashion Industry

Although still hardly receiving the attention it deserves, the situation of the Uyghur minority in China is no longer a secret. As discussed in Julia’s article on the cultural genocide

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Nut Zoom: Cashews

Every so often, one gets engaged in a nutfull discussion on which nut variety one is most likely to pick from one of those student-loved nut mix packages to be

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